“The BA (Hons) Dance Education provided the perfect stepping stone to an alternative dance career. I could remain involved in dance and start to teach whilst being able to study at home.”

This unique programme can be studied part-time by distance learning at degree, diploma or certificate level allowing Megan to start her new career in dance teaching with flexible training at the RAD.

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The BA Hons Dance Education provided the perfect stepping stone to an
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Royal Academy of Dance
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Introduce your little prince to ballet with a Dance to Your Own Tune class!

Aimed at children aged 2½ - 5 years, these classes develop physical skills and encourage creativity, expression and musicality.

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Introduce your little prince to ballet with a Dance to Your Own Tune class
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Catarina Reis
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Royal Academy of Dance
04/22/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
GCSE Dance helps students to develop technical and expressive skills as well as knowledge and understanding of dance through performance, choreography and critical appreciation.

Learn more about GCSE at RAD by attending our Open Day on 6 May > [ Goo.gl Link ]
GCSE Dance helps students to develop technical and expressive skills as well
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Royal Academy of Dance
04/21/2017 at 10:54. Facebook
“Dance has given me so much over the years and I hope, that whatever they do, they remember this experience as being absolutely wonderful.”

Former Artistic Director Lynn Wallis reflects on her final Genee International Ballet Competition with Dancetrain Magazine.
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Heather Gribble
Anne King
Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
80 years on, the visual and textual elements on the coat of arms continue to represent and embody the ideals and aspirations of the RAD: quality and excellence, movement and innovation, inspiration and creation, and health and happiness.
80 years on the visual and textual elements on the coat of
Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
The RAD’s motto, ‘Salus et Felicitas’, is displayed on a banner beneath the shield. Translated from Latin, the motto means ‘health and happiness’.
The RADs motto Salus et Felicitas is displayed on a banner beneath
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Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
A shield forms the central element of the coat of arms of which the focal point is a pentagram symbolizing health. The wavy vertical and the horizontal zigzag lines are gestural in nature and convey the movements in dancing.
A shield forms the central element of the coat of arms of
Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Two beautiful does with gilded golden wings support the shield and together symbolize lightness and grace of movement.
Two beautiful does with gilded golden wings support the shield and together
Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
The ethereal figure atop the shield represents Terpsichore, the muse of dancing. Terpsichore, like other muses in Greek mythology, is goddess who inspires the creation of the arts with her name literally translating to ‘delight of dancing’. Terpsichore is depicted holding a lyre so that she can accompany dancers with her music.
The ethereal figure atop the shield represents Terpsichore the muse of dancing
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Royal Academy of Dance
04/20/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
The Royal Academy of Dance was granted a coat of arms by the College of Arms on 20 April 1937. Designed by the Hon. George Bellew, Somerset Herald of Arms and Registrar, the coat of arms represents the ideals and aspirations of the RAD.

To celebrate its 80th anniversary, we will be looking at how the coat of arms embodies quality and excellence, movement and innovation, inspiration and...
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The Royal Academy of Dance was granted a coat of arms by
Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Academy of Dance
04/19/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Meet the Graduate: Lucy Snellgrove, Master of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching)

“Whilst studying on the Masters I received a promotion to become Head of Dance within my school. This qualification has clearly facilitated my current teaching career”.

Boost your career by enrolling on our Masters programme designed for professional dance teachers. Read more about Lucy’s experience [ Goo.gl...
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Meet the Graduate: Lucy Snellgrove Master of Arts in Education Dance Teaching
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Antony Michael Justin
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“I’m not transgender because I dance and I don’t dance because I’m transgender. I dance because I’m a dancer.”

Sophie Rebecca, who started learning ballet as an adult, is one of the first transgender students to take an RAD exam earning a Merit in her Intermediate Foundation. Well done, Sophie!
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Marissa Beatty
Mel Jane Taylor
Thinking about pursuing GCSE or A-Level Dance? The RAD is a centre of excellence for dance study, and our exceptional teaching and results will give you the best tools for further study.

Attend an Open Day on 6 or 20 May to enjoy a tour, meet course tutors and watch student rehearsals > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Thinking about pursuing GCSE or ALevel Dance The RAD is a centre
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Warm up and work out with a #DANCE scoop neck T-shirt and Bed of Nails relaxation mat.

Members, for your chance to win, simply e-mail membership@rad.org.uk with your name and Membership ID.
Warm up and work out with a DANCE scoop neck Tshirt and Bed of Nails relaxation mat
“These boys might often be the only boy in their dance class. Here, they get their own time. They’re not the add-on or the afterthought. It’s really good for them to mix with other boys who dance. Instead of being the minority, they’re with lots of other boys with the same interest. It builds a community.” – Joel Morris PDTD RAD.

Joel will be teaching a Boys Ballet Masterclass in Edinburgh,...
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These boys might often be the only boy in their dance class
Did you know that RAD members get discounts on exams from Advanced Foundation upwards? Discover what you can achieve with RAD membership- join now for a 6 month trial > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Did you know that RAD members get discounts on exams from Advanced
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Are you looking to enhance your dance teaching practice, progress your career or open your own dance school?

Our part-time BA (Hons) Dance Education programme offers flexible study from home and can be studied at degree, diploma and certificate level. Apply before 30 April to start September 2017 > [ Goo.gl Link ]
Are you looking to enhance your dance teaching practice progress your career
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Nervous about an upcoming exam? Dance Informa has some top tips on how to prepare from an examiner, teacher and professional dancer.
Nervous about an upcoming exam Dance Informa has some top tips on

How to best prepare for your ballet exam

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If you’re not an RAD member yet, you could be missing out on your next opportunity waiting for you on JobSearch International!

Join us now from just £20/€28 and see where you’ll go next > [ Goo.gl Link ]
If youre not an RAD member yet you could be missing out
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